conduct an industry analysis following the instruction
Conducting an Industry Analysis
• Industry Trends and Statistics include:
Estimated size of the industry in dollars, products, services sold
Established trends in sales over recent years
Determine current operational/management trends within the industry
Is the industry sensitive to economic fluctuations?
Industry Developments, News, Innovations, and Government Regulation
• Competitor Information include:
Who are the major businesses in the industry?
Where are they located?
How long have they been in business?
What is their market share?
• Useful Resources for this project:
http://www.marketresearch.com Market Research
http://www.thomasregister.com Thomas Register
http://google.com/finance Google Finance
http://investopedia.com/features/industryhandbook Investopedia, this was found under Tutorials in Advanced Topics